There is no intrigue too thorny for the wonderful women of the No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency. While they may not be focused on heinous crimes (or any other kind of actual crime) as detectives in other novels are, they certainly do their best to get to the bottom of social misfires and poor behaviour in their home town in Botswana.


The series is now a whopping 14 books, and we were delighted to have the chance to meet its author, Alexander McCall Smith, who came to Kobo to talk to us about the latest installment and what’s coming next. 


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